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FREN0351

Presidents of Fifth Republic

Presidents of the Fifth Republic
In this course we will examine presidential power in France's Fifth Republic, introduced in 1958. We will study the seven presidents of the Fifth Republic - Charles de Gaulle, Georges Pompidou, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, François Mitterrand, Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy, and the current president François Hollande - through memoirs, speeches, research monographs, journal articles, and biographies. We will focus on the content of their domestic and foreign policies as well as their leadership strategies and visions for France in a comparative perspective. (This course will be taught in French; FREN 0230 or by waiver). 3 hrs. lect./disc. and film screenings.
Subject:
French
Department:
French
Division:
Languages
Requirements Fulfilled:
EUR LNG SOC
Equivalent Courses:
INTL0451
PSCI0351

Sections

Spring 2014

FREN0351A-S14 Lecture (Eglene)

Spring 2010

FREN0351A-S10 Lecture (Eglene)